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ASH Daily News for 18 August 2016

HEADLINES Childhood obesity: Doctors criticise ‘weak’ government strategy Brexit will not roll back the clock on smoking Chesterfield hospital’s smoking ban working ‘really well’ during week, less so at weekends USA: Smoking rate fell much faster under the Obama Administration USA: Tobacco companies get partial win in FDA labelling fight Ireland: Cigarettes in the firing […]

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ASH Daily News for 17 August 2016

HEADLINES Research: Childhood cognitive ability and smoking initiation, relapse, and cessation throughout adulthood South Africa: Alleged bribery by British American Tobacco Kenya: Graphic images and tax rises to be introduced India: Ban on Smoking in public places and sale of tobacco products to minors implemented in Darjeeling Research: Childhood cognitive ability and smoking initiation, relapse, […]

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ASH Daily News for 16 August 2016

HEADLINES Standardised ‘plain’ cigarette packs make their debut Light smokers still face serious health risks Yorkshire: Airedale Hospital in scheme to cut number of pregnant smokers Ireland: New tobacco legislation to be introduced Ireland: Ban on cigarette vending machines may be challenged Finland: Travelling longer distances to tobacco shops tied to better odds of quitting […]

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ASH Daily News for 15 August 2016

HEADLINES Tobacco has been linked to the most fatal form of stroke Staffordshire: E-cigarettes may be banned from Hackney Cariage and Private Hire vehicles Tobacco industry research claims one in ten cigarettes is contraband Varenicline for smoking cessation and reduction in people with severe mental illnesses Australia: Tobacco giant shrinks packs from 25 to 23 […]

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ASH Daily News for 12 August 2016

HEADLINES Leeds: First standardised packs spotted TMA claims nearly 3/4 of smokers buying tobacco from ‘non-shop’ sources After precessation nicotine replacement therapy, abrupt cessation increases abstinence more than gradual cessation Ireland: Insurance company alleges that smokers lie on their life insurance applications Senegal to start enforcing anti-tobacco law US: Florida Court rules against tobacco companies […]

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ASH Daily News for 11 August 2016

HEADLINES Cot deaths at record low as winters get warmer and pregnant women stop smoking Smoker Mazzarri imposes cigarette ban on players Middlesbrough Bus Station evacuated after e-cigarette sets off smoke alarm in women’s toilets Worksop: Shopkeeper’s licence revoked after illegal cigarettes found in store raid Football and tobacco sponsorship Zambia: Cigarette smuggling hits BAT […]

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ASH Daily News for 10 August 2016

HEADLINES Wakefield: Smoking to be banned outside council owned buildings Blackpool: Help on offer for smoking mums London: Alarming smoking figures show Newham struggling to break the habit Earmarked tobacco taxes: lessons learnt from nine countries Ireland: Government urged to introduce e-liquid levy Nigeria pledges to implement strict tobacco control laws USA: Michigan State University […]

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ASH Daily News for 09 August 2016

HEADLINES Scunthorpe: 50 mums-to-be quit smoking thanks to support group County Durham: Adults reminded play areas are smokefree USA: New rulings on electronic cigarettes in effect from Monday USA: E-cigarette makers rush new products to market ahead of new law India: Government promises to crackdown on illicit tobacco trade Scunthorpe: 50 mums-to-be quit smoking thanks […]

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ASH Daily News for 08 August 2016

HEADLINES Shops flout ban to sell e-cigarettes to minors despite it being made illegal ten months ago Wales: Public e-cigarettes ban ‘well worth exploring’ says top doctor Wakefield: Council cuts health workers No logo: Big Tobacco’s controversial, ailing crusade against plain packaging Lung cancer: despite advances, prevention is still best Potential health gains and health […]

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ASH Daily news for 05 August 2016

Norwich: Effort to stop smoking in children’s play parks launched Marlboro launches fresh packaging innovation US: Smoking rates still high in some racial groups, CDC reports Taiwan: Protests call for tobacco operating licence reversal US: New California tobacco laws in effect Syria: ISIS arrest 50 people for smoking and will flog them in public for […]

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ASH Daily News for 02 August 2016

HEADLINES Bedfordshire parents are being urged to send cigarettes packing this summer New Zealand: Proposed changes to legal status of E-cigarettes China: WHO compliments President Xi for quitting smoking USA: Pennsylvania’s cigarette tax hike takes effect New Zealand: Government urged to go further on packaging Egypt: Price of tobacco could rise by more than 50% […]

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ASH Daily News for 01 August 2016

HEADLINES Derbyshire: Chesterfield Royal Hospital goes smokefree Maidstone: Men who filmed confrontation with litter warden over discarded cigarettes will not be fined Sheffield: Smokefree playground campaign an ‘abuse of public money’ says lobby group Forest India: Movies will now have just one ‘No Smoking’ disclaimer Brazil: Discarded cigarette in ‘smoke-free’ village leads to fire in […]

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ASH Daily News for 29 July 2016

HEADLINES Japan: Smoking rate for men falls below 30% US: Corporate donors provide perks to convention-goers in Philadelphia Cambodia: JTI quits industry group over packaging dispute Philippines: DepEd intensifies fight against tobacco BAT hunts for acquisitions in Asia, North Africa: CFO Australia: Tasmanian Government drops plan to increase legal smoking age Ukraine to launch digital […]

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ASH Daily News for 28 July 2016

HEADLINES Study reveals new chemicals emitted from e-cigarettes E-cigarettes should not be available on prescription, say GPs New study says office workers must exercise for an hour a day to counter death risk BAT share price falls 11% Australia: How a tobacco giant is trying to bypass plain packaging rules USA: Study finds E-cigarette liquid […]

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ASH Daily News for 27 July 2016

HEADLINES Social smoking triples risk of brain haemorrhage Yorkshire and Humber: Big cuts to York stop-smoking services are confirmed London: Woman sues over cooking smells North East: Dogs sniff out thousands of illegal cigarettes in raid East of England: Firefighters called to extinguish decking blaze caused by discarded cigarette Parliamentary Questions Social smoking triples risk […]

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